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All posts tagged "animation"
“Jack the Giant Killer”: Ray Harryhausen’s “Sinbad” hit inspired this sword & sorcery Saturday Matinee staple
In 1962, about four years after he’d passed on making The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, which went on to become one of the year’s top-grossing hits, United Artists executive producer Edward Small decided to copy that film’s...
- Posted March 15, 2017
“Adventures in Success”: Two Will Powers 3D computer-animated videos were featured in NF’s “Take Off to Animation”
Night Flight’s “Take Off To Animation” featured not just one but two videos by Will Powers, an alter ego with a synthetically-altered faked male voice used by photographer Lynn Goldsmith, including “Adventures in Success,”one of the first...
- Posted March 2, 2017
“Bubblegum Crisis”: This late 80s anime series was influenced by “Blade Runner” and other NF faves
Over on our Night Flight Plus channel, we now have an 80s Anime category, where you can watch all eight episodes of Bubblegum Crisis, an original video animation (OVA) that was initially produced for the straight-to-video market...
- Posted February 24, 2017
“Grinning Evil Death”: In 1991, Bob Sabiston’s & Mike McKenna’s CGI/2D animated short premiered on MTV’s “Liquid Television”
The wonderfully surreal Grinning Evil Death — an early CGI/2D cel animation hybrid short film, produced and directed by Bob Sabiston and Mike McKenna when they were both students at MIT Media Lab — originally premiered on...
- Posted February 1, 2017
“Do Not Adjust Your Stocking”: Terry Gilliam’s “The Christmas Card” from 1968
In 2015, Dangerous Minds shared with their readers one of Terry Gilliam’s cutout animations, which originally aired on the subversive little British TV show for kids, “Do Not Adjust Your Set,” on Christmas day, 1968, on a...
- Posted December 24, 2016
In 1979, Suzan Pitt’s surrealistic, sexually-charged “Asparagus” was paired with “Eraserhead” for a midnight movie double-bill
In 1979, independent filmmaker and artist Suzan Pitt’s surrealistic, sexually-charged short film Asparagus was paired with David Lynch’s Eraserhead — a Night Flight fave — for a midnight movie double-bill that ended up screening for the next...
- Posted December 6, 2016
“Actor? A Documentary”: The first-ever full-length feature uses animation to explore the world of acting
Actor? A Documentary is the first-ever full-length feature “ani-mentary,” which is a fun way of saying “animated documentary.” During the film we follow two animated characters — Lou and Ping — through a day of discovering what...
- Posted November 22, 2016
Lenny Bruce’s “Thank You, Mask Man”: The Lone Ranger’s unnatural acts
Here’s a slightly NSFW little animated short from 1968 (“not safe for work” for the non-PC language), built around Lenny Bruce’s comic deconstruction of the Lone Ranger, although we should point out that director/animator Jeff Hale made...
- Posted November 9, 2016